Register
 (photo: )
Cathy Spears  - 18.02.2020, 16:18

The Remit of Facilities Management

With facilities management firms across the UK often finding it difficult to define their responsibilities precisely, Cathy Spears considers the services offered within a typical portfolio.

 (photo: )
Cathy Spears  - 13.02.2020, 09:58

Learning with Protolabs’ Insight Video Series

If you are in an industry that uses digital manufacturing, 3D printing or CNC machining, it is always good to know what is at the forefront of technology, as well as the latest techniques that are...

 (photo: Ben Grubb)
Cathy Spears  - 07.02.2020, 14:09

Fun Ideas for Team Building in London

With better employee engagement high up on the priority list of many organisations, Cathy Spears investigates some of the team building activities London and its surrounding areas have to offer.

 (photo: )
Cathy Spears  - 07.02.2020, 13:35

Trends in Promotional Merchandising

With the trade show season firmly underway, Cathy Spears looks at the latest trends in promotional and branded gifts merchandising.

 (photo: )
Paul Casson ,  Jaimie Woodhall  - 31.01.2020, 16:37

Stop the Flu from Spreading through your Office

Paul Casson, Technical Field Manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene and Jamie Woodhall, UK Technical & Innovation Manager at Initial Washroom Hygiene, discuss the importance of good hygiene...

 (photo: Delta Falcon)
Jake Vernon  - 23.01.2020, 01:38

A New Era for Ammonia Gas Detection

Jake Vernon considers ammonia gas detection signaling requirements in revised International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration IIAR 2-A Regulations that take effect in the United States next year.

 (photo: )
Tom Kolsun  - 21.01.2020, 20:47

Is Your Ventilation Stuck in the 1970s?

Tom Kolsun, Strategic Accounts Manager with Aircuity, Inc., presents the case for better ventilation of educational and student facilities.

 (photo: )
FM Editor  - 16.01.2020, 13:25

Is Technology Always the Solution?

Businesses are at risk of focusing on the latest security technologies, without giving proper thought to the process, policy and procedures needed to support them, according to Brendan McGarrity,...

 (photo: Steffen Coonan)
Cathy Spears  - 06.01.2020, 13:06

Roofing: How to Avoid Being Starstruck

Despite their allure, roofing contracts for high-profile clients have the potential to make, as well as break, company reputations and require an extra vigilant approach.

 (photo: )
FM Editor  - 10.12.2019, 13:42

Destructive Workplace Paper Waste

Mark Harper of HSM UK provides insight into how and why businesses need to introduce and maintain the correct processes when disposing of paper waste, to ensure they don't get into hot water.

 (photo: )
Cathy Spears  - 09.12.2019, 17:44

Tips for Digital Marketers in 2020

Cathy Spears explains why modern businesses require a clearly defined digital marketing strategy, and at how leading brands use content marketing to reach a targeted audience.

 (photo: )
Steve Marsden  - 27.11.2019, 10:42

The Impact of Brexit on Future Workspaces

Steve Marsden, Co-founder of flexible workspace search agency Domain Office Search considers the impact of the continued uncertainty surrounding Brexit on the UK's workspace market and economy.

 (photo: )
FM Editor  - 24.10.2019, 22:18

The True Cost of a Cuppa

According to data from online retailer, Tea and Coffee, employees spend time equivalent to £27,500 in salaries making hot drinks over the typical working lifetime.

 (photo: )
David Coleman  - 09.09.2019, 14:07

One Bale at a Time

David Coleman, operations director at HSM UK, makes the case for baling plastic waste to facilitate transportation and storage.

 (photo: Andrew Curtis)
Will Keer  - 30.08.2019, 13:35

Going 'All In' on Resources and Waste

Will Keer, corporate account director with UK waste and recycling services provider, SWRnewstar, comments on the government's Resource and Waste Strategy, and potential issues arising from Brexit.

 (photo: )
Cory Hussey  - 20.08.2019, 09:58

The Ups and Downs of Elevator Maintenance

Preventative maintenance is essential for ensuring elevators operate efficiently throughout their life cycle, says Cory Hussey, COO and General Counsel for Stanley Elevator Company, Inc.

 (photo: )
Mark Harper  - 19.07.2019, 13:47

Don't Forget Paper Documents

Mark Harper of HSM says media focus on cyber-attacks and digital data breaches is detracting from the need for organisations to enhance physical information security.

 (photo: )
Martin O’Rourke  - 18.07.2019, 15:12

The Unstoppable Rise of the North

Martin O’Rourke, commercial director for Birchwood Park near Warrington in the North West of England, explains the attractiveness of the region for business and growth.

 (photo: Jakob)
Louise Hosking  - 16.07.2019, 15:58

Recognising the Dangers of Dust

Louise Hosking considers the impact of dust on the wellness of employees and other building users, and calls for governments to introduce new protective measures.

 (photo: Jason McHuff)
Phil Hammett  - 10.07.2019, 10:28

The Lessons of Failing in Business

Phil Hammett, MPA Group marketing director, considers the stumbling blocks which have been overcome by renowned entrepreneurs, inventors and brands on their way to business success.

 (photo: )
David Coleman  - 20.06.2019, 13:08

Avoiding Detrimental Downtime

David Coleman, operations director at HSM UK, considers the impact of downtime on industrial organisations which rely on environmental technologies.

 (photo: Literatirus)
Cathy Spears  - 31.05.2019, 03:26

The Benefits of Conservatory Insulation

Despite the popularity of conservatories as a home improvement option, conservatory insulation in the UK is rarely considered, despite its critical importance in ensuring your new space is usable...

 (photo: Steve Johnson)
Jo Gibbs  - 23.05.2019, 16:48

Optimising Waste Management in Buildings

Jo Gibbs, corporate sector director for waste management services provider SWRnewstar considers current best practices in waste and recycling management.

 (photo: Cadeau Maestro)
Jeffrey Burkhardt  - 23.05.2019, 02:16

Addressing Office Under-performance

Poor use of space, wasted energy and health and safety hazards often contributing to the under-perfromance of office spaces, says CMD director, Jeffrey Burkhardt.

Sam Coulstock speaking at the conference. (photo: Paul Griffiths)
FM Editor  - 20.05.2019, 03:29

Doing More to Support Apprenticeships

Over 90 per cent of delegates polled at a recent Umbrella Training conference for the hospitality industry agreed the UK government should provide more support to employers offering apprenticeships.

 (photo: Alexander Isreb)
Cathy Spears  - 16.05.2019, 15:18

Keeping Small Business Premises Well Maintained

Regular preventative maintenance of small business premises is important for the safety of employees and customers, and engenders a positive workplace atmosphere

 (photo: )
Cathy Spears  - 16.05.2019, 15:01

Common Workplace Health and Safety Hazards

Health and safety at work is a hot topic, with employers around the world subject to rules and regulations that protect staff from harm.

 (photo: )
Cathy Spears  - 15.05.2019, 05:10

Managing Manufacturing Workflows

Optimising work order administration and processes can help improve manufacturing throughput and support social and environmental goals.

 (photo: Marc Mueller)
Cathy Spears  - 14.05.2019, 04:24

Designing Productivity

The physical space of any business is as important as any digital tool in improving productivity and cost-effectiveness.

 (photo: Santeri Viinamäki)
Cathy Spears  - 09.05.2019, 11:25

Working Safely with Miter Saws

Miter saws requires extreme care as they are often a cause of injury to the eyes, hearing and parts of the body that come into contact with their blades.

Japanese knotweed can cause extensive damage to a property's retaining and garden walls.erty. or garden building (photo: Dankogreen)
Cathy Spears  - 09.05.2019, 11:02

Caveat Emptor

Potential homeowners should never overlook the importance of property surveys.